Information Assurance Certificate
The Information Assurance certificate will enhance previously obtained knowledge and prepare you to build and support information security for an organization. The certificate will prepare you to assist organizations with their security needs while instilling the knowledge to prepare you for the CISSP exam.
- Available to individuals holding a bachelor's or master's degree
- The Information Assurance Certificate consists of 4 to 7 courses, depending on your prior education
BIT 501 Information Systems Methodology
BIT 502 Program Design and Development
BIT 546 Information Systems Security
| Required Courses
BIT 571 Building an Information Protection Program
BIT 572 Information Security Safeguards
BIT 573 Information Systems Threat Assessment
BIT 574 Cryptography
Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement
For the most recent year colleges were requested to report data, occupations in which graduates typically find employment after completing the Information Assurance Certificate include Information Security Analysts. Further information on occupations may be found at http://online.onetcenter.org/crosswalk/ and entering the SOC code of 15-1122. The normal time-frame for completing the certificate is seven semesters if a student takes all foundation and required courses. The normal time-frame for completing the certificate is four semesters if a student takes only required courses. For students who had to complete all required and foundation courses, we estimate that tuition and fees would total $13,664 and that books and supplies would total $1,323. For students who had to complete all only required courses, we estimate that tuition and fees would total $7,808 and that books and supplies would total $756. Walsh College is not required disclose the median loan debt and on-time completion rate of students when less than 10 students completed the program during the reported calendar year.